18 Jun 2012
Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday said that those living in slums and nomadic people would be trained to attain the goal of polio elimination.
16 Jan 2016
New Delhi: With India remaining polio free for five years now, the government today said that it plans to switch to bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) from its present trivalent version in "some months" even as President Pranab Mukherjee launched the country wide Pulse Polio programme for 2016 on the eve of National Immunisation Day.
10 Jan 2014
Vijayawada: To reach out to children under the age of five, the Health Department of Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district is set to hold Pulse Polio immunization campaign in the district for four days from January 19.
17 Jan 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday launched the pulse polio immunization programme by administering polio drops to children at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
24 Feb 2014
Chandigarh: About 22.53 lakh children below the age of five were administered polio drops as a part of the second round of the Pulse Polio immunization drive in all districts of Haryana.
17 Jan 2014
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Friday said that it will set up over 43,000 booths and involve two lakh personnel to conduct the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) programme on January 19 and February 23.
23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
21 Jan 2013
A total of 25.20 lakh children below five years were administered polio drops in Haryana on Sunday as the first round of the National Pulse Polio programme this year began in the state.
03 Aug 2016
Bareily (UP): A teacher was on Tuesday allegedly abducted in broad daylight and gangraped in a field along a state highway linking Delhi-Lucknow National Highway 24, days after the Bulandshahr gangrape incident.
17 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Joining community campaigns like Pulse Polio drive, becoming active on social media and an all-woman band are some of the new initiatives that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested for the police forces in the country.